| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:50 PM
CINCINNATI The Cincinnati Bengals have knocked off Aaron Rodgers. They've topped Tom Brady and snapped his touchdown streak in the process. They've beaten Ben Roethlisberger, the reigning AFC Player of the Month. And while they did let Matthew Stafford...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:50 PM
In keeping with tradition, the NFL sent questionnaires to its eight new head coaches during the off-season, quizzing them on random topics. Among the questions was, "Who has the hardest job in football?"
Answered Chip Kelly of the Philadelphia Eagles:...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:23 AM
I'm on record predicting Super Bowl XLVIII will be nicknamed the Manning Bowl because Archie Manning's two sons will battle for NFL supremacy.
Peyton Manning's seven touchdown performance in the NFL opener against the Super Bowl champion Baltimore...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:01 PM
With the play clock on the NFL exhibition season winding toward zero, the Buffalo Bills picked up the phone over the weekend and added quarterback Matt Leinart to their roster, reviving his once-promising football career.
Leinart and the Bills have...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Owner Jeffrey Lurie promised his Philadelphia Eagles would leave no stone unturned in their quest for their next head coach. By now, it's become clear that he wasn't bluffing. That perceived latest frontrunner Gus Bradley was allowed to leave...
| Feb 18, 2013
— Only after Billy Davis figures out his current personnel will the Philadelphia Eagles' new defensive coordinator begin to assemble his base package.
All he can say for now is that "we'll be multiple. ... I know it's a vague answer, I know that....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Bears general manager Phil Emery and new head coach Marc Trestman celebrate birthdays just a day apart from one another. That's one of the nifty — dare we say synergetic? — connections between the two men. Sadly, they weren't born in late...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Doug Marrone wasted little time removing defensive coordinator Mike Pettine from the free-agent market after the Buffalo Bills wasted even less time hiring Marrone to be their head coach — before the Philadelphia Eagles could get to him.
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:21 PM
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College Football—Gator Bowl, Mississippi State vs. Northwestern, 11 a.m. (ESPN2); Capital One Bowl, Georgia vs....
| Jan 1, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Andy Reid is reportedly on his way to becoming the Arizona Cardinals next coach.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Tuesday that "it is a done deal" and KTVK-TV in Phoenix reported that Reid is "very close" to being named the Cardinals' coach. ESPN...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Last week in parenthesis
1. Broncos (1): In their last four games, no team has come within 13 points of them, and in their 11 game winning streak they have only trailed in the fourth quarter once.
2. Packers (2): Despite the fact they lost Sunday,...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 1:27 PM
"Be careful what you wish for."
In the canons of good advice, this suggestion is right up there with "follow the yellow brick road," "Use the Force, Luke," and "Never start a trip without clean underwear."
America's poet laureate, Eminem, even wrote a...